Five bowls from five potters with different approaches to texture, finish, and decoration.
Iceberg. Slip-cast in porcelain slip, the surface
texture of this bowl was obtained by using
flammable materials (layers of paper and string)
inside the mould during casting. It was fired
to 1300°C in an electric kiln. H10cm
(Photo: Muharrem Gunendi)
Works by Ömür Tokgöz
Article by Feyza Ozgundogdu
A Feyza Cakir Ozgundogdu is an Assistant Professor at the Fine Arts Education Department of Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey.
Being as beautiful as the 14th day of the moon’ is an expression used in Turkish to describe beauty. With this expression, the full moon is associated with a bright and restful face. The light of the full moon emerging in the sky on a cloudless night is fascinating for many people. The moon openhandedly sends the light it receives from the sun, as if it is a gift. Although we are aware that the light does not originate from the moon itself, when watching it we attribute the light to the moon and admire it. The burrowed light has a quite modest and peaceful level and whiteness. The light of the moon softly covers the nature it illuminates, as a white veil.
Read Full Article: PDF : Ceramics: Art and Perception No. 90 2012
Seramik sanatçısı Ömür Tokgöz, Macaristan’da gerçekleştirilen 3.Uluslararası Silikat Sanatları Trienali’nde Jüri Onur Ödülü’ne layık görülürken, Japonya’daki 9. Uluslararası Mino Seramik Yarışması’ndan da Onur Ödülü kazandı. Işık ve gölge üzerine çalışmak istediği için yapıtlarında porselen kullanan Tokgöz, bu malzemeden yarı saydam objeler yaratıyor.
FULL ARTICLE in Turkish : Aydınlık Gazetesi